When it comes to finding the one, some don’t want to wait. 90 Day Fiancé unites K-1 visa couples in their quest for romance. Unfortunately, there’s more to be told behind these stories of love and happiness. We unearth some hidden facts surrounding this popular reality show.

Once More With Feeling

To even believe that reality TV is 100% real in today’s society is completely absurd. Several scenes of 90 Day Fiancé were staged in order to add some more drama. If certain scenes didn’t look great, producers forced the talent to do it again until they were perfect.

Vets In Reality

This isn’t the first reality show for a select few cast members. Patrick Cornett, who appeared on 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days, competed on American Ninja Warrior. Darcey Silva, who is another Before the 90 Days member, appeared on Millionaire Matchmaker. Molly Hopkins, who appeared on season five, was on the Lifetime reality show Double Divas for two seasons. 

Another Three Years

Many foreigners are under the impression that getting married on the show equals citizenship. Unfortunately, there’s more to the situation. In order for citizenship, one must obtain a green card and be married for three years before applying for naturalization. Since season one took place in 2014, those four individuals can safely go through the process today.

Hurting Wallets Everywhere

When it comes to reality shows, cast members get paid quite a low percentage. That’s certainly the case with the popular TLC show. Each cast member receives only $1,000 per episode. On the 90 Day Fiancé: The Couples Tell All special, everyone gets a decent $2,000. Unfortunately, those without green cards receive no money from producers.

War All The Time

90 Day Fiancé wasn’t the show’s original title. In order to give it a male oriented feel, the show was called Bachelor Wars: Russia. The series was slated to focus more on men finding love rather than both parties. Several networks passed on the show before they changed it to what it is today.